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Walter Barnes

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Jul 29, 1880

Walter Barnes was born

1905

Walter Barnes graduated from WVU

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1907

Walter Barnes began teaching English at Greenville State Normal School (Greenville State College)

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1911

Walter Barnes received an M.A. from Harvard

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1913

Walter Barnes wrote English in the Country School

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Jul 15, 1915

John Harrington Cox presided over founding of West Virginia Folklore Society

1917

West Virginia Folklore Society became inactive

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1918

Walter Barnes wrote An Easy Primer

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1920

Walter Barnes wrote Types of Children's Literature

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1921

Walter Barnes became president of the West Virginia Education Association

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1923

Walter Barnes wrote New Democracy in the Teaching of English

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1924

Walter Barnes wrote The Children's Poets

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1928

Walter Barnes began teaching at New York University

1929

Walter Barnes wrote Boy's Life of Mark Twain

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1931

Walter Barnes wrote English for American High Schools

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1936

Walter Barnes wrote The Photoplay as Literature Art

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1938

Walter Barnes wrote Contemporary Children's Poetry

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1949

Walter Barnes wrote The Teacher Speaks

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1950

Walter Barnes helped revive the Folklore Society with help from Ruth Ann Musick

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1954

Walter Barnes retired as president of the West Virginia Folklore Society

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1967

Walter Barnes retired from serving as president emeritus of the Folklore Society

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Aug 27, 1969

Walter Barnes died in Bradenton, Florida


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